Peter’s professional experience spans three industries – civil aviation, international trade, and finance – in five countries on three continents.
A native of Denmark, Peter began his professional career with Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS). 20 years with the company gave him a unique perspective of the challenges and opportunities of multi- national (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden), worldwide administration, marketing, and sales operations in hugely diverse environments and cultures. During those years he lived and worked in Denmark, Sweden, the Philippines, and South Korea. Peter later served as Trade Commissioner for Denmark, located in Atlanta, Georgia, promoting Danish export products, services, and tourism in the seven U.S. Southeast states. Most recently he was a registered Financial Consultant for 19 years with national and local brokerage firms.
Peter served as an air traffic controller in the Royal Danish Air Force with the rank of sergeant. He received his BBA from Copenhagen School of Economics in Denmark and completed the Program for Executive Development (PED) at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Peter is an adviser to the board of the Danish-American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia, USA, and Make a Difference Now, a U.S. registered non-profit organization that provides quality educational opportunities for vulnerable children in Tanzania. He has volunteered three times on month-long projects in South Africa and Argentina and traveled to more than 50 countries.